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A Groundbreaking Initiative to Provide Free High-Speed Internet For Families in Need

Check Eligibility for Chicago Connected

Students may qualify for either high-speed internet or a district-provided hotspot at no cost through the Chicago Connected program. Students who qualify for high-speed internet have been assigned an activation code. The code provides access to a wired connection through an internet service provider.

Find Your Activation Code

Check to see if your family is eligible for a wired internet connection or a district-provided hotspot through Chicago Connected by searching your child’s student ID and date of birth in the form below. Can't find your student ID? Look for it on:

  • Report cards or progress reports
  • Parent Portal
  • Student ID card
  • Or call your school for assistance

Don't Qualify for Chicago Connected?

Explore other low cost internet options and instructions on how to connect.

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